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Our Recruitment Process

Application and Shortlist

To apply for a job in Translink you will need to complete our online application via our website.

We use a range of selection processes to select the most appropriate candidate for a job.

After the closing date for application forms the recruitment team will commence shortlisting to review the job criteria and match this with the information you have supplied in your application form. If your application form demonstrates you meet the criteria, you will be invited to the next stage of the selection process.

Testing and Assessment

If the panel shortlists your application you may be invited to take part in a skills test or an assessment centre. The purpose of this process is to assess certain competencies which are required for the job.

If you can demonstrate you have the relevant competencies you will be invited to the next stage of the selection process.


Following the panel short list or testing and assessment process, you may be invited to attend a structured interview for the job. This panel interview will usually involve two/three panel members.

If you can demonstrate you have the relevant competencies, you will be invited to the next stage of the selection process.

Appointment Process

If you are recommended for appointment, following the panel interview, you may be asked to:
  • Provide us with two references

  • Undergo a medical assessment

  • Produce original copies of any qualifications which you rely on to support your application for the job, if you have not brought these to Interview.

  • Provide an original copy of your passport/long birth certificate
  • Provide documentation in order to obtain Access NI clearence (role dependant)

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Why work With Us?

We employ around 4200 people across various locations throughout Northern Ireland. Find Out More

Graduate Management Programme

Our 2 year (Operations) and 3 year (Engineering) training programmes will see you undertake placements throughout the business to provide you with the all-round skills you need to be a future Business or Engineering Manager in Translink. More on Our Programme


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